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With a child dying every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease we need your help to ensure that every child, no matter where they live, has a healthy shot at life," said Frost.
One in 5 children worldwide lack access to life-saving immunizations, and a child dies every 20 seconds from a vaccine-preventable disease.
Kuntz II found that education officials can send unvaccinated children home when another student suffers from a vaccine-preventable disease.
Polio is a vaccine-preventable disease that has been eradicated in most countries.
There is however hope, especially as the number of children dying from vaccine-preventable diseases has fallen by 80 per cent in the last five decades, he added.
We must continue to immunize every child against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases," said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Bringing Immunity to Every Community is a collaborative project between ANA and CDC to maximize the role of nurses in increasing vaccination rates and reducing incidence of vaccine-preventable diseases The project seeks to increase nurses' knowledge and competency in immunization, encourage nurses to be vaccinated, and position nurses as leading advocates for immunization among peers, patients, and the public ANA and CDC promote vaccination programs as among the most effective and cost-efficient ways to prevent disease and death, and to protect entire communities from the spread of infectious diseases.
Al Jassmi pointed out that the recommendation obtained from the workshop was in line with the Dubai Health Strategy 2011-2013 that advocates the need to focus on vaccine-preventable diseases and pays significant emphasis on the need to constantly update public health issues.